Invest in Comoros

Comoros, a land of opportunities

The Union of the Comoros is essentially perceived as a safe and peaceful place to live and work. The Comoros is a haven of peace. Welcoming and honest inhabitants and a sense of real security make the Comoros an exceptional place to live and work. For all nature lovers, the Union of the Comoros is one of the most exotic destinations in the world for its exceptional and diverse fauna and flora. The list of enjoyable activities that can be undertaken on the islands, whether by the seaside or in the forest, is long and varied. Comorians are very open to foreigners and always want to make them feel comfortable from their first day in the Comoros. The country's natural attractions are numerous and are not limited to its beaches. The Karthala volcano on Grande Comore, whose crater is the largest in the world, is still active and is the archipelago's most famous tourist attraction. The islands, and especially Moheli, have a unique underwater richness (marked by the presence of the coelacanth, an endemic fish several hundred million years old and endangered, but also turtles and dugongs). The salty lake located in the north of Grande Comore, also attracts many visitors. Comorian culture is rich in craftsmanship (embroidery, woodcarving, traditional gold and silver jewelry) with a unique blend in gastronomy. On the other hand, the country's historical heritage includes many monuments and archaeological sites going as far back as the 12th century.

The Comoros, at a geostrategic location
The Comoros, at a geostrategic location

The Union of the Comoros is essentially perceived as a safe and peaceful place to live and work. The Comoros is a haven of peace. Welcoming and honest inhabitants and a sense of real security make the Comoros an exceptional place to live and work. For all nature lovers, the Union of the Comoros is one of the most exotic destinations in the world for its exceptional and diverse fauna and flora. The list of enjoyable activities that can be undertaken on the islands, whether by the seaside or in the forest, is long and varied. Comorians are very open to foreigners and always want to make them feel comfortable from their first day in the Comoros. The country's natural attractions are numerous and are not limited to its beaches. The Karthala volcano on Grande Comore, whose crater is the largest in the world, is still active and is the archipelago's most famous tourist attraction. The islands, and especially Moheli, have a unique underwater richness (marked by the presence of the coelacanth, an endemic fish several hundred million years old and endangered, but also turtles and dugongs). The salty lake located in the north of Grande Comore, also attracts many visitors. Comorian culture is rich in craftsmanship (embroidery, woodcarving, traditional gold and silver jewelry) with a unique blend in gastronomy. On the other hand, the country's historical heritage includes many monuments and archaeological sites going as far back as the 12th century.

Medina district in Moroni
Medina district in Moroni
An exceptional hospitality

The Union of the Comoros is a place of exchange where any investor, without distinction of origin, is free to set up and develop his projects under the best conditions ever. The Perfume Islands offer investors a warm welcome so that their stay in the Comoros can be a success. The population, very largely attached to the value of hospitality, pays a particular attention to the well-being of its guests.

The city of Moroni and its historic port
The city of Moroni and its historic port
A newfound stability

The restored political stability, a better governance of public policies and the resumption of international cooperation have created an environment that is favourable to foreign investments. The Constitution adopted in 2001 and revised in 2009 following a referendum, made it possible to peacefully elect the president of the Union, islands Governors as well as the parliament. Under this Constitution, the constituent islands of the Union of the Comoros have been granted a large degree of autonomy and each has a governor and an island Parliamentary Council. The Union of the Comoros is a signatory to international conventions on environmental protection, human rights, trade, labour law, etc.

6 reasons to invest in Comoros

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A stable and open country

Located at the crossroads between the countries of the Gulf, Asia, the Indian Ocean and Eastern Africa, the Union of the Comoros is a trading country where any investor, without distinction of origin, is free to settle and develop his projects under the best conditions ever.

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Privileged access to regional and international markets

With its ideal geographical location, Comoros enjoys strategic geographical proximity to several regions and markets around the world. The Comoros is a member of various international and regional organizations such as the United Nations, the African Union, the League of Arab States, the European Development Fund, the IMF, the International Organization of la Francophonie, the World Bank, the IOC, the Organization of the Islamic Conference, the African Development Bank, etc. The Comoros is also participating in important regional market integration initiatives around COMESA, SADC and the East African Community (EAC), thus broadening the scope of its market.

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A legal and tax incentive framework

In the Comoros, investment is supported by an attractive incentive policy based on legal and fiscal measures. The advantages of the Investment Code include free movement of capital, equal treatment of foreign investors with nationals and significant tax incentives.

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Natural Wealth and Cultural Diversity

The Union of the Comoros has an immense natural wealth that is still under-exploited and a unique underwater wealth. It also has a cultural connection through its clothing, traditions, gastronomy or historical heritage. It is the result of the encounter between the various African, Malagasy, Asian, Indian, Arab and French influences.

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High quality human resources

The Comoros has a large number of high-level managers and experts trained locally or abroad. That quality training facilitates the recruitment of rapidly operational human resources. Proficiency in the most common foreign languages favors business exchanges with counterparts from around the world.

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Exceptional quality of life

With a living environment where tradition and modernity coexist, agreeably complemented by a pleasant and sunny climate, the Union of the Comoros represents the ideal environment for self-realization, work and good business.

Growth sectors for investment

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Contribution
significant
to the country's economy

  • Travel and Tourism
  • Agriculture/ livestock/ fisheries
  • General trade
  • Buildings and Public Works
  • Transport and Telecommunications
  • Financial services
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The best
prospects
in terms FDI

  • Air and maritimes infrastructures
  • Air and maritime transport
  • Fossil and solar energy
  • Farm horticulture
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Country's
competitive
sectors

  • Leisure tourism
  • Agriculture
  • Fishing industry
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Niches
emerging

  • Processing
  • Ciment industry
  • Education
  • Training
  • TIC